STOCKTON (CBS13) — Two erstwhile Stockton constabulary officers person been charged successful the lawsuit of a then-17-year-old precocious schoolhouse pupil being beaten.
San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar announced the indictments against Michael Stiles and Omar Villapudua connected Friday. Both men are facing excessive unit charges for the December 2020 arrest.
The apprehension was captured connected video that the teen’s household released backmost successful April. The teen, Devin Carter, could beryllium heard screaming and repeated saying “I’m not resisting” portion officers bushed him.
Carter had reportedly been pulled implicit for speeding. An excessive unit suit has been filed by Carter’s family. Four officers were astatine the halfway of the lawsuit. Two of the officers – Stiles and Villapudua – person since been fired.
Stiles and Villapudua charges see felony counts of battle by a nationalist serviceman and battle with unit apt to origin large bodily injury.